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-- america is in serious problems with respect to health care. virtually every other developed country has a better system than we do. ours is costly. in places it's ineffective. it's deeply troubled. the time has come to really see that people who have no insurance can get insurance. now, the good part about this bill is that it is structured so that it is phased in. so that over time we can watch it. we can change it. for example, this next year, small business tax credits go in place and $5 billion is available for insurance for those who have been denied because of preconditions. so these people will be able to get insurance right away. things like the exchange and the public option come on line on 2014. so the bill, in a sense, is incremental. we can watch it. we can change it. the important thing is that we debate it. there be a free flow of amendments. that some will pass, some will fall. the bill will go to conference. it has to be reconciled with the house bill. so we're at the beginning now of what is a great national and key debate. >> senator lieberman, let me pick up with wher
tribute. the nation honors america's bravest for their service and the nation honors america's bravest for their service and their sacrifice. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning. i'm christina brown. >>> today we begin with many options but no clear answer. senior administration officials say president obama plans to reject each of the possible scenarios laid out for a new american strategy in afghanistan. the president is pushing his national security team for more specifics on how, when and under what circumstances the u.s. will be able to turn over control to the afghan military. a key concern involves the credibility of president karzai's government, which is largely seen as corrupt, both inside and outside afghanistan. though the top u.s. commander there has called for at least 40,000 additional forces, the president wants to make clear that the u.s. is not pursuing an open-ended commitment. >>> well, in the wake of last week's deadly shooting at ft. ho hood, there are new reports that colleagues of the alleged shooter questioned his mental sta
. president obama's trip to china, why that country is increasingly more important to america. and why they may not be listening quite as closely to tuesday as they used to. safe at home. playing ball with joe torre. he'll talk about his foundation, his success and a little bit of baseball. the "wall street journal report" begins right now. >>> here's a look at what's making news. the american consumer may be in slightly better shape than many experts thought. retail sales for the month of october were release this week and sthoed an increase of 1.4%, nearly double what economists were looking for. that's important because consumers make up about 70% of the u.s. economy. the data helped push the markets up to a 13 month high on monday. they nudged higher again on tuesday but fell mid-week on weak economic data. there was mixed news on the inflation front. the producer price index which measure wholesale prices rose more slowly than expected. on the consumer price index which measures retail inflation came i slightly higher than expected because of rising energy prices. investment banki
weapons there was a kind of euphoria in russia toward america. a euphoric attitude, but then we saw that america forgot about its partner and even when our life was very difficult during the difficult times, america avoided giving real assistance to russia and it was then that people understood that the u.s. government actually liked the situation of russia being immersed in all kind of problems for as long a time as possible. >> tom, what strikes me about that is that the russians, he says, expected partnership, the u.s., he believes, celebrated victory. >> reporter: well, i have a high regard for mikhail gorbachev. we have known each other for 20 years, but the united states sent billions of dollars into russia and sent the best expert there is to help them create a market economy, so much of that money went into private bank accounts of those who still have their hand on the levers of power in russia. the money simply disappeared in many instances. i don't think we were at all prepared for how unprepared russia would be to create a market economy. someone said to me here on the l
with the passage of affordable health care for america act we will make history. we will also make progress for america's working families. >> reporter: and next up, the senate and the president told democrats yesterday if we don't get this done this year, we're not going to get it done any time soon because next year is an election year. >> there's so much debate on both sides of the aisle. what exactly does this bill include. >> this bill does include a public option and it includes coverage for 36 million uninsured. right now there are 50 million uninsured in in country estimated. it provides subsidies for those who can't afford premiums. there's a very controversial amendment a compromise reached at the last minute prohibiting coverage of abortions for those getting federal funds for their insurance coverage, jenna. >> mike, thank you so much. david gregory is moderator of "meet the press." david joins us this morning. >> good morning. >> this time yesterday a lot of people wondering whether democrats would be able to get this done. now that it is all done, what does this mean for not o
of state, hillary clinton. >>> then a special discussion about america's failing public schools. the president's education secretary calls them dropout factories and promises sweeping change. he is touring the country with a political odd couple who share the president's vision for reform. >> i'm not sure on my side of the aisle which was more confusing to my friends, hanging out with the obama administration or hanging out with sharpton. >>> with us this morning, education secretary arne duncan, former democratic presidential candidate reverend al sharpton, and former house speaker newt gingrich. >>> in the "meet the press minute," as president obama lands in china this morning we look back to 1976 when george h.w. bush tries to explain a controversial chinese invitation extended to an impeached richard nixon. >> we can argue and there's plenty of room for opinion and i have my own personal opinion which i don't plan to divulge to you about how i feel about it, but i'm telling you how the chinese feel about it. >>> but first secretary of state hillary clinton is traveling in as
, when you see our flag, when you touch our soil, you will be home in an america that is forever here for you just as you have been there tore us. that is my promise, our nation's promise to you. >> later, president obama paid the first ever presidential visit to arlington cemetery section 60. that's the newly opened section reserved for veterans of the nation's current dual wars. of course, veterans day took on a different meaning today at ft. hood in texas. a strange day after the shooting that left 13 people dead. it's where we begin tonight with our own mark potter. mark, good evening. >> reporter: and good evening, brian. as sad as this community is, given what happened here, the mood today was much more upbeat as residents celebrated their veterans and current members of the military. >> thank you, guys. thank you. >> reporter: in killeen, texas, the town that supports ft. hood, veterans day is always an important celebration. but this year, because of the tragedy close by, is different. >> i feel like basically we just kind of had another attack, and every time -- even though w
think it's important that we clear up the confusion that's probably out across america. women are at kitchen tables trying to figure out now what is their next step. i think the next step is what they've always done, which is certainly take a look at the guideline recommendations but then have a conversation with your physician because the individual case history, the individual family history, what your body type is, what your background is is the best indicator of how often you should have this very important screening technique, a mammogram, and how frequently it should be done. >> are you telling women to ignore the recommendations of this panel? >> i'm telling women to take a look at the recommendations of the panel, which are, you know, looking globally at tens of thousands of cases, but then take that information and have a conversation with your doctor. >> are you saying that women should still consider having mammograms beginning at age 40? >> absolutely. >> some people are saying that your response to the panel's recommendations are essentially throwing this panel un
begins right now. zimplt this is america's number one financial news program. now maria bartiromo. >>> here's what's making news as whaed into a new week on wall street. the closely watched jobs report was released on friday. the news was worse than most economists were looking for. the unemployment rate now stands at 10.2%. the highest level since 1983. the economy lost 190,000 jobs in the month of october. the dow, meanwhile, rocketed past 10,000 once again this week on thursday, climbing 200 points after strong economic data. the best day since july. on friday the markets continued up. the federal reserve's open market committee met this week and kept a key interest rate near zero. the flmc also left its statement on the economy essentially unchanged. some analysts were looking for more information on a possible exit strategy from such low interest rates. encouraging news for the automakers. year over year ford's auto sales were down less than 1% than october. gm's sales actually rose 4%. dow toi oata sales fell slightly while chrysler saw the worst performance falling more tha
to the most people, as a place to reinforce the strength of america, so that people could be patriotic and feel confident, that we were in the race, and we could also launch our own rocket, just like the russians. >> you'd think a building that represented so much that was great about america would be considered an historical treasure. yet it came surprisingly close to being torn down. that and more when we return. [whistle blowing] visit... >> the railroad companies built their terminals in order to show off the strength, the power of their companies. this building is a symbol of the speed and the power, and the success of the railroads and the railroad companies that owned them. >> but by the 1950s, the nation's new highways made traveling by car more popular. and flying was really taking off. it looked like the end of the line for passenger railroads. in the 1960s, proposals were made to tear down grand central. but jacqueline kennedy onassis, president john f. kennedy's widow, came to the rescue. she helped save the beautiful building. today, the emphasis is on preservation and re
summit with the message that even in these tough times, america means business. our reporter has details from washington. >> in singapore at the asia- pacific economic cooperation summit, president obama joined other world leaders in dressing up in local guard at a kickoff dinner. he posed for the obligatory flash photo. he and hillary clinton are in asia to face daunting challenges from the global economy and trade to the nuclear threat posed by north korea and iran. president obama kicked off his nine-day tour with a stop in japan, where the leader declared himself america's first pacific president. >> the united states looks to strengthen alliances and build new partnerships with the nations of this region. >> he met with the royal family of japan and reached out to top business leaders, promising a new era of cooperation. after a stop in china, he is going to south korea. demonstrators are already protesting against the president and the u.s. war in afghanistan. before heading to china, the president promised to work with that new economic superpower, not try to contain it. wbal-tv 1
. >>> now, here's a look at some other stories making news early today in america. >>> a geyser shot high in the sky in california when a massive water main broke there. pressure from that ruptured 54-inch pipe caused water to explode 20 feet above the payment. it took firefighters more than an hour to have that geyser subd subdued. the busted pipe carried recycled water for industrial purposes. >>> one man in new jersey turned a house's dining room into a bit of a garage. the errant driver lost control and plowed right through the wall of a two-story house. no one, thankfully, in that house was injured, but the man behind the wheel was taken to a local hospital. >>> an elephant in wisconsin got herself into some deep trouble. the 31-year-old african elephant somehow slipped into the mote. she was trapped in that 6-foot channel for over four hours. eventually, though, zoo officials fashioned a set of stairs and she eventually climbed out. >>> and it wasn't quite dewey defeats truman, but close. when broke out the world series champagne too early. the philadelphia enquirer declared the phi
"early today" in america. >>> say massive rockslide on camera covered a tennessee highway. news crews were on the scene shooting the aftermath of a previous rockslide that day. suddenly the ground shook again. there you see it, a wave of debris flowing down the mountain. that road, of course, will remain closed today as officials assess its stability. >>> authorities, meanwhile, saying a mother and son nearly beat a man to death outside a bar in pennsylvania. surveillance video shows the son kicking the unconscious victim in the head, all of this following an argument. a mother pushed away a good samaritan who tried to step in and help. now the son faces attempted murder charges. >>> a transit bus in chick lost control and rammed into a brick house. the bus ended up getting stuck inside part of the home and then left behind a large diagonal crack along the front of the house. at least four people were hurt but none of the injuries were serious. >>> well, the u.s. challenger for the americas cup unveiled a new strategy to help reclaim the trophy. the racing team hoisted an 8,000 pound
credit. >> it was a special afternoon, a who's who in america -- in maryland politics. >> [unintelligible] >> william donald schaefer was having none 88th birthday on like any other. -- was having an 88 per day unlike any other -- was having an 88th birthday unlike any other. >> we are here to pay tribute and the excitement to our most beloved president. yes, you, sir, william donald schaefer. [applause] ♪ god bless america ♪ land that i love >> but the whole time, through the choir and bands and speeches, the man known most for his words stayed silent. >> 3, 2, 1, here it is. >> that is. everyone thought it was over. with the aisles empty, william donald schaefer took the podium. >> i could say something sentimental, but i will not today. this is a special day, not only for me, but for everyone who had just a small part or a large part or a tremendous part in building the inner harbor and building the city, building the neighborhoods all around us, and i think how lucky we are. i started hearing a long time ago. a family to take two more minutes because i saw somebody yawn. [laughter
you what. >>> i'll introduce you to some of america's most talented artists and writers. >>> i'll have the story of a musician who gets her inspiration from books. >> and there's more, just ahead on "teen kids news." >>> hi, i'm mwanzaa. >> and i'm jessica. we'll start with headlines from around the world. >>> the first family visited europe earlier this week. mr. obama met with russia's president to talk about reducing nuclear weapons. both nations agreed to sizable cuts. the administration sought to repair strained relations between the two countries, a theme echoed in president obama's speech to graduates at a moscow business school. >> i believe that on the fundamental issues that will shape this century, americans and russians share common interests that form a basis for cooperation. >> the president then traveled on to italy for the g-8 summit and to meet with the pope. >>> sarah palin is offering more information about her surprise resignation as alaska's governor. her last day in office will be july 26th and she claims that her plans are uncertain. >> i do not know what the fut
and movies. nobody tuned in to the president. several questions seemed scripted. this one on america's military support of taiwan, a thorn in u.s.-china relations, received applause. >> we'd like to know your position on this question. thank you. >> thank you. >> reporter: in a lighter moment, a student asked the president for advice on how to win a nobel peace prize. >> i don't know if there is a curriculum or course of study that leads you to win the nobel peace prize. >> all right, chuck todd, looks like we've lost our signal from shanghai. hopefully we'll have more reporting from him later this morning. >>> moving on this other news this morning, with the u.s. now calling on pakistan to do more to rein in extremists, today a car bombing close to peshawar and the afghan border killed at least four people and wounded more than 30 others. >>> there is big news this morning from general motors. cnbc's erin burnett is at the new york stock exchange with more. erin, gm is now saying it will begin paying back its government bailout money. soon. >> this is a big story here. the company r
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would stick to his car -- of what tiger woods did to his car. >> and there may this is america. and this is our cheese. kraft singles. american cheese. only one nation could create it. and that nation is... america. a nation of dreamers. try harders. doers. try doing this with roquefort. it's made with milk. never oil like some other slices. it is the culmination of the american dream. all wrapped up in individual slices. kraft singles. the american cheese. >> alive, local, the breaking, this is wbal news and hd. >> jurors have begun deliberating again in the gene that dixon tried and so far, little has been heard from them. the judge has called representatives from both sides to his chambers. david collins joins us live. >> the judge gave the jury some encouragement this morning and we have not seen or heard from them since. mayor sharon dixon a right to later than usual her driver dropped her off inside a secured to reisc garage. many are hoping the jury reaches a decision today. >> we're looking forward to today and we're hoping that it will be the day. >> judge dennis sween
.s.. >> a strategy where america saves more and spend less, reduces long-term debt and where china makes the adjustment across a broad range of policies. >> encouraging china to take a tougher line on iran and north korea. on climate change, he was trying to get them agreed to clean energy initiatives. >> barack obama is not going to get much out of china. they want to know what is in it for me. barack obama is not offering very much. >> what a magnificent place to visit. >> he toured the city, the heart of china's government. a-and the president honor. he is not coming away on any concrete winds on his biggest priority. in washington, and wbal tv. >> sarah palin's new book is coming to a store near you. the media blitz for the book began last week. she is giving some high-profile interviews. the book is already a top best seller on amazon.com. that brings us to our watercooler question of the day. do you think sarah palin's book is setting up a future presidential run? email us your response to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> still ahead, and the tells how a new study shows that the uninsure
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. hood in texas that's left 13 people dead, 30 wounded on the biggest military base in america. the gunman, allegedly an army psychiatrist. we'll get an update on that story coming up in just a couple of minutes. >>> and also this morning, we're going to tackle a topic that i think a lot of people think about a lot, and that is the topic of stress. if you feel it, you're not alone, of course. we're going to talk about the role stress plays in your life and even in the lives of your children. you might be surprised to hear what they worry about. and we'll, of course, be finding out how to alleviate this anxiety. dr. nancy snyderman is going to be weighing in. >> okay. >>> then later on, if you're not feeling the love you felt when you said ""do," help is on the way. we'll have four secrets to bringing the bliss back to your marriage. >>> and then, to "today's kid reporters." on thursday we visited with the four finalists and we give them the first reporting opportunity today. you see this big book across the plaza? each contestant has to do a story on that book, which you'll be
any other book in history other thant bible. he leads one of america's largest congregations in his saddleback church in california. pastor rick warren joins us for a discussion on faith and charity. then, he's the world's richest man, founder of computer giant microsoft. together with his wife, melinda, bill gates also runs the largest private charitable foundation in the world. they're here exclusively to discuss their mission to improve global health and education. but first, our focus on giving thanks and helping others during a tumultuous period in our country economically and politically. with us pastor, best-selling author, and be no stranger to washington, rick warren. pastor rick warren, welcome back to "meet the press." i will call you pastor rick. >> just call me rick. just call me for dinner. >> what is testing the faith of americans, do you think, as you approach this holiday season? >> well, no doubt about the economy, the war in afghanistan, but also i just think the political visions are a big deal that the coarsening of our society, demonizing differences. those thi
be america's perfect bell weather because that's exactly the same job rating we go in the nbc news/"the wall street journal" poll. brian/. >> and, chuck, you and i were talking earlier it's going to be hard to excite the people to go to the polls, unlike a year back. >> we're seeing a lack of energy. young voters, african-americans, hispanics. they surged in support of president obama. we're not seeing a lot of evidence of that same surge in either state, but in particular virginia, and that is a little bit of a warning sign probably to the democratic party. >> all right, chuck todd, we'll watch it all night. thanks for being with us. >>> we turn now to the swine flu pandemic across this country. so much of the focus, ours and others, has been on young people falling ill with good reason. that is the age group most at risk. but there is a serious danger for older folks as well. we have more on that tonight from our chief science correspondent robert bazell. >> reporter: arizona officials announced that gail stapleton, a 51-year-old high schoolteacher, died from swine flu. her death is a remi
area. baltimore is one of the top 10 best places in america to land a job. >> this man has been out of a job for 16 months and describes the job search process. >> without the necessary skills at my age, it is rather difficult for someone to give me an opportunity. >> friday, that opportunity finally came as he was able to land a job helping to baltimore city plus $66 million project for public housing improvements, a major sign that mayor dixon says the job market in the greater baltimore area is improving every day. >> this effort today he will create 92 jobs, will retrain individuals and assess them in the long term in the construction field. >> it seems baltimore is gaining national spotlight when it comes to jobs. the unemployment rate in september was 7.2%. that is well below the national rate. baltimore he ranked three as one of the best cities in the u.s. to find a job with only a d.c. and kansas city ahead of it. state labor officials say that is on the monetary >> we have an economy that has a great deal of federal contracting with their proximity to washington. we are in
it really matter? >>> fixing america's broken retirement system and preparing your 401k. one of america's foremost experts on the subject explains what to do next. >>> and making an e-living on ebay. i'll go one-on-one with the ceo of the on-line giant to find out what's selling, what's not, and what's next. the wall street journal report begins right now. >>> here's what's making news as we head into a new week on wall street. the u.s. economy has started to grow once again in the third quarter of this year where. the gross domestic product produced by the economy was up by an annualized rate of 3.5% for the three-month period ending in september. that was ahead of analyze' expectations and the first increase in a year. it was partly fueled by government-supported spending. the gdp propelled the dow upward nearly 200 points on thursday. the best gain in three months. on friday, though, the markets fell again. >>> earnings season rolled on with verizon beating analysts' expectings as did procter & gamble and energy giant chevron. exxonmobil fell short of expectations in spite of a quart
. >> and america and the american people won today. >> the house of representatives passes a historic health care reform to provide coverage to millions more americans. the focus now shifting to the senate for the next phase of the health care reform battle. the house passed its version last night by a tight vote. brian mooar on capitol hill with the latest. >> the bill is passed! >> passage of the sweeping trillion dollar health care reform bill came down to a couple hours of debate and a handful of votes. >> some of my colleagues just received a call from the president of the united states. barack obama congratulating us on a great victory for the american people. >> the day began with president obama traveling to capitol hill to make sure democrats supported the bill. late in the evening, it passed a key hurdle. >> the amendment is adopted. >> an amendment banning government-funded abortions. it was demanded by moderate democrats. republicans condemned the health care reform plan as a washington power grab. >> how does it have to get before we stop the out-of-control spending. >> republicans p
. rex as long as i am commander- in-chief, america will do right by veterans. >> what is important is that he make a decision, and make it reasonably soon. you have young men and women out there carrying the battle who are at great risk. if we have the wrong strategy, change it. >> the commander-in-chief met with advisers. besides general stanley mcchrystal's called for more troops and vice president biden's plan to send fewer, there are military plans for up to 30 top dozen more, reportedly backed by secretary of state clinton and vice chairman of the joint chiefs. that is almost as many new forces as mcchrystal requested, but president obama is looking past numbers to the revamped mission. >> go back to focusing on al qaeda and pushing back the taliban to the extent we can stabilize karzai's government to the extent that we can begin withdrawing troops. >> the commander in chief is still working on the plan. the new best guess on when president obama will announce his new afghan plan is around thanksgiving. >> it is an especially said veterans day in carroll county. a marine from
's a look at some other stories making news "early today" in america. >>> a heated police shoot-out in cincinnati was captured on camera. an armed suspect fled his vehicle after an officer pulled him over. well, he climbed into the cab of a nearby truck, where another officer tried to use a taser on him. that suspect shot at that female cop as a third officer arrived. the third officer fired multiple shots, fatally wounding the suspect. >>> a streaking meteor lit up the sky in utah and an observatory captured the display on video. take a look. the fireball brightened the sky to nearby daylight conditions as it entered the atmosphere. the meteor was probably the size of a stove and traveling 80,000 miles per hour but almost certainly broke up before impact. >>> a christmas controversy is brewing in alaska. u.s. postal service stopped shipping letters to santa to north pole, alaska. the mayor of that town has called this an assault on christmas. the letters usually went to the santa claus house, a favorite town attraction. but the post office says bau hum bug. for efficiently, san
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don't think that young mothers with infant children should be deployed. this is america. and this is our cheese. kraft singles. american cheese. only one nation could create it. and that nation is... america. a nation of dreamers. try harders. doers. try doing this with roquefort. it's made with milk. never oil like some other slices. it is the culmination of the american dream. all wrapped up in individual slices. kraft singles. the american cheese. >> an army specialist nist deployment to afghanistan because child care plans fell through, has been ordered to remain on a military base tick. >> it was one thing after another. she stressed out to the point where she was ready to do bodily harm to yourself. the last we heard was that they were going to send her to afghanistan for a special court martial. i could not grasp that. i did not understand. >> the specialists lawyer says her client was not trying to avoid the plan. -- avoided the plan -- deployment. >>> a babysitter says he put the child to bed and took a shower, and when he got out, the child was hundred gauntle
they did to us. >> bringing justice to those who want to bring down america, it easier said -- america, easier said than done. in washington, brian mooar, wbal tv 11 news. >> a lot of people who think art auctions on cruise ships are fun and exciting, many are wondering if they are making the kind of investment they thought they were. barry simms explains. >> and harford county man is among those passengers. -- an harford county man is among those passenger. richard english's home is filled with art. one of his most famous is the signed print from salvador dali, which she bought aboard a cruise ship. >> we bought it -- which he bought aboard a cruise ship. he paid more than $12,000 for the prince, and it arrived at his home with a certificate of authenticity -- he paid more than $12,000 for the print. >> it was a fraudulent one. >> monday at 11:00, weicker is shipped passengers -- why khrushchev passengers say they may be -- cruise ship passengers say they may be getting ripped off. >> police get a mother and charges her. >> this is a strategy -- tragedy. all of these churches need to
's a look at some other stories making news early today in america. >>> a bank robber in ohio apparently tried to eat his way out of trouble. dash cam video she's them searching this cuffed bandit when they put the note on the car. the suspect then leans over and eats the note. authorities found a bag of money with an exploded dye pack in that man's car. >>> in west virginia, a 9-year-old boy successfully stopped an adult car jacker. the boy's mother left her kids and the keys in the car when she went into a convenience store. a man got in the car to steal it, but that brave boy grabbed the keys, ran to the store for help. the suspect tried to escape but was caught by police. >>> residents in florida spotted an acknowledge i'll monkey on the loose. animal control has been trying to capture this elusive animal, but they haven't been able to catch it. so far the monkey avoided tranquilizer shots and traps. still on the loose. >>> a major piece of michael jackson history went up for auction in new york. fans had the opportunity to walk away with the sparkling white glove when he debuted the
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news "early today" in america. >>> a group of inmates came to the rescue of a prison guard who was viciously attacked by a convict. a surveillance camera captured the prisoner approach the deputy and then begin choking him. several other inmates saw the attack and fought the assailant. one used the guard's radio to call for backup. >>> authorities in minneapolis are investigating police video which showed a cop use a taser on what appeared to be a cooperating teenager. the 18-year-old suspect's hands were on the hood when the officer jammed the taser into his neck for 15 seconds. the police chief called this footage disturbing and is now asking the fbi and city attorney to review possible criminal charges. >>> a store clerk battled with a burglar for his rifle during a robbery in california. security video shows the cashier charge the armed robber and fight with the man for at least five minutes. the clerk eventually wrestled the rifle away, causing the suspect to run away. >>> elsewhere in california, high school students were battling gravity as they competed in pumpkin launc
-or-treating at the most famous house in america? the front door of the white house decorated with giant pumpkins. part of a special event for 2,000 d.c. area children. >> i don't recall seeing this before. trick-or-treaters walking up to the front door of the white house. the president was there along with the first lady handing out goodies. the first lady was going for the leopard look. >>> we'll begin this morning with a story that's still developing in cleveland where police have discovered as many as six bodies inside the home of a convicted rapist. the man who lived there is behind bars today as police continue their investigation nbc's low cowen has the story. >> reporter: this story on cleveland's east side has been hiding a terrible secret. for how long? no one knows. inside police found two bodies on the third floor. one under the stairs in the basement, perhaps two more hidden in a crawl space and one buried in the backyard. >> we have three bodies located. we also have removed from the scene what we believe to be three additional bodies. >> reporter: in custody is anthony sowell. a 50 year
not normally see. >> wave. hey, america. hey, america. i gave them, like, 50 dinars to some kid who was crying because this house blew up. >> his ability to reach out to kids and young people there. >> some moments make them proud, others make them laugh. >> he needed to be babied and nobody was going to over there. he needed peanuts and mountain dew. >> this is something to look forward to, always. >> 48 hours later, he was hit by enemy fire while trying to save the squadron leader. they receive to the dreaded knock on the corporatdoor. >> first thing i asked was was he hurt or is he dead? i could not be there. that was the most hopeless moment of my life. >> it was december 28, 2006. >> it has been almost three years in calendar time, but in dad time, it has been 24 hours. >> he will not get a fishing trip with his son, but they say that the video will allow them to see the war through billy's eyes, to see how the baby grew into a man and an american hero. >> i can look at those videos -- every one of them -- and say, "that's my kid," and be very proud. >> an incredibly touching story. past
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interrogation. as of now, investigators have no motive for the shootings. ft. hood is america's largest combat military base. thousands of soldiers here have multiple deployments to iraq and afghanistan. some of today's victims may have been preparing to deploy again. >> i'm horrified just like everyone is, and immediately you think of the soldiers who are wounded and dead, their families already under stress because they were processing to deploy. >> reporter: u.s. officials tell nbc news that the suspect nadal malik hasan was a doctor who specialized in mental health disorders and treating combat stress. and he himself may have been preparing to deploy. brian? >> jim miklaszewski starting us off at the pentagon tonight. jim, thanks. >>> and reporter jade mingus of our waco affiliate kcen tv, you saw her briefly in the setup piece, was one of the first reporters on the scene. she's with us from ft. hood. jade, we watched your work live all afternoon. at one point sirens were going on over you. there were reports of gunfire on another corner of the base and reports of 500 armed u.s. troops com
of state and local officials gathered for the governor's announcement that port america is starting a new 50 year contract. >> this partnership reports that america will help us achieve our goals for creating jobs and expanded opportunities. >> this new contract will bring in 5700 new jobs to the port. >> this will mean construction jobs and 2000 jobs in the container business. >> this is a partnership. for america will be responsible for running the terminal. the construction of a new 50 ft birth -- berth makes this the second court to accept the largest of ships. >> in 2014, the panama canal will become a lot wider. that will allow baltimore to handle more freight and that will create more jobs. >> this agreement still needs to go to the border of public works for final approval. a lot of new jobs brings a lot of money. >> temperatures all across the region are not all that bad for this time of year. we're seeing a breedings well into the 50s across most of the beltway area fifties and those locations. we get into court for this but you have to get way out into the far western maryland.
of utah, and the united states of america. >> reporter: a senior fbi official tells nbc news that a search of nidal malik hasan's e-mails, computers, and phone records has turned up nothing that would change the original assessment that he acted alone. investigators also found no notes or videos left behind by hasan. as the investigation into the shooting continues, a question has been raised about whether some of the victims were hit by friendly fire, given the number of wounds and shots reported. >> it's difficult for me to conceive of one man, an inexpert man, wielding two pistols, changing magazines to fire 100 shots with nothing further happening. >> reporter: the military though denies the friendly fire allegations. amid concerns that muslim-americans might now face a backlash as seen on this sign outside ft. hood, president obama in his internet address spoke about the value of diversity in the military. >> there are christians and muslims, jews and hindus, and nonbelievers thp they a er nonbelievers. they reflect the disveversity t make this is america. what they share is a patriot
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and was simpler than it is. >> i agree. america the past two months debated afghanistan. >> took on the complications of it. >> yes, absorbed, which is to his benefit, which is to obama's benefit. >> it's not a popular war. chris: you made that clear in your column this week. back to health care, we asked two questions, first we asked whether health care indeed will be signed this year. we have asked the same question four times since the spring of this year. it's always been unanimous that it would happen this year. this is staggering. now seven say no, it will not happen this year, five say will. we also asked the meter will delays over afghanistan and health care hurt president obama's image long material and effect how people say long term. seven say it won't. it's close, five say, yes, it's going to hurt him. you're with the five. this decision-making in public, this leaking of points of view is hurting him? >> yeah. chris: in the long term? >> it makes him look like he doesn't have resolve. he wasn't clear on it. he sounded clear on it during the campaign trail. now it look
this economy. >>> not so fast. a big, bad glitch in america's air traffic system make it's a bad day for a lot of travelers. >>> mixed messages. trying to make sense of these new recommendations on mammograms and breast exams for women under 50. >>> out of control. the news tonight about the obesity epidemic and where it's hitting hardest. >>> and our planet in a very remote place. what the ice can tell us about where we'll all headed. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. tonight all of the anger across this country about the economy and how it's been handled seemed to double up and boil over today in two different places -- on the streets of southern california and in a hearing room in washington. the targets of the anger were very different, but the pent-up emotion was the same. we begin tonight with a grilling for the administration top money man. our own kelly o'donnell is on capitol hill tonight. kelly, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. tension and impatience over the state of the question turned what could have been a dr
. >> doubles the united states of america. thank you very much. -- god bless the united states of america. >> more trauma concerning michael jackson's memorial service. one party is saying they are being below the -- bullied into paying costs. investigators found a body of schneider davis. -- of davis. shaniya >> new tonight at 530, the owner of the mall has a lot of debate about a casino at the mall. the city council is set to make a zoning decision next month, but this -- of the store's owner tells them to bring it on. >> simon property group is the indianapolis-based company that owns the randall mills and said they took the unusual step for advocating for one potential tenant to bring slots out publicly for the first time. >> >> greg goodman is president of the company that runs the mall. his first point is that anyone that says a slot for the family nature of the mall, no one has the greater reason to protect what there is now than he does. >> we have a center that is 100% leased with the parking lot filled every weekend. we -- this was very successful. we did not have to do this. af
] [laughter] ♪ ♪ god bless america land that i love >> while the choir performed -- ♪ >> bands play the end schaefer waived. >> [unintelligible] >> when the big moment finally came, the statue was unveiled. >> 3, 2, 1, here it is. >> the man was overcome. it is the 80th birthday, perhaps better than any other. -- it was his 88th birthday, perhaps better than any other. >> i started hearing a long time ago. i am going to take two more minutes because i saw somebody on. [laughter] -- i saw somebody yawn. [laughter] >> that was hardly all he had to say. we have much more coming up tonight at 6:00 p.m. >> he is never at a loss for words. we have continuing coverage of the statute dedication on our website, wbaltv.com. you will find more of his remarks and the show from the ceremony. >> that is more like it. the baltimore ravens three-game losing streak is over. the sports director joins us live. great game. >> it is the kind of game that has the town reenergize by the ravens. there will have the all community team auction party tonight. several of the players of's nonprofit foundations will be
economic times, america means business. ryan has more. >> in singapore at the asia- pacific economic summit, president obama dressed up for the local government kickoff dinner. he posed for the obligatory class photo. he and hillary clinton are in asia to address daunting challenges, from the gold war economy to the nuclear threat posed by north korea. president obama kicked off his tour with a stop in japan, where he declared himself america's first pacific president. >> the united states looks to strengthen alliances and build new partnerships with the nation of this region. >> he met with the japanese royal family and reached out of business leaders, promising a new era of cooperation. after a stop in china he is headed to south korea, where demonstrators are already protesting against the president and the u.s. war in afghanistan. >> before heading to china the president promises to work with the the new economic superpower, not try to contain it. >> there is continuing coverage of print -- president obama's asian to work. you can find a slide show on our web site, wbaltv.com, click on
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